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Public Education Coordinator Danielle Fary demonstrates how firefighters put on the water rescue suit and use throw bags to help those in the water during the Annual Safety Kids Camp hosted by the Homer Township Fire Protection District Thursday, Aug. 8, in Homer Glen. Photos by Abhinanda Datta/22nd Century Media
Public Education Coordinator Danielle Fary discusses water safety during the Annual Safety Kids Camp on Thursday, Aug. 8, in Homer Glen
Capt. Brian Jamrok demonstrates how to use a throw bag to rescue a drowning person.
Abhinanda Datta, Assistant Editor
3:44 am CDT August 13, 2019

From knowing about preparedness during natural disasters to saving the life of someone drowning, nine children learned how to navigate some major safety concerns.

Organized by the Homer Township Fire Protection District, the Annual Safety Kids Camp from Aug. 6 through Thursday, Aug. 8, at Station 1 in Homer Glen saw participants gaining hands-on experience and learning how to keep themselves — as well as others around them — safe.